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Guernsey mum celebrates IVF success on 40th anniversary of first procedure

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Exactly 40 years ago today, a British woman fell pregnant with the world's first IVF baby.

It was a pioneering treatment one Guernsey mum says should be celebrated.

Karen Marsh's 9-month-old daughter, Lilah, is one of six million babies born using In Vitro Fertilization since 1977.

It has brought happiness to many families, but also heartbreak for many others, with success rates continuing to hover around 30%